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NYCRS CIO focuses on the achievable

Reducing equities, expanding the resources and changing the RFP process are on the agenda of New York City Retirement System (NYCRS) chief investment officer, Larry Schloss, as he makes structural and investment changes to turn the $123-billion fund around. Two and a half years in to what is most likely only a four-year tenure – […]
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De-worming the Big Apple

A few weeks ago I had a meeting with Ranji Nagaswami, chief investment advisor to New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg. She’s the first mayoral chief investment adviser in NYC to oversee pensions and investments, an area that is usually the domain of the comptroller. She is an experienced and dynamic enthusiast with ideas galore […]
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NY funding controversy spurs pension reforms

The arrest of a fundraiser for New York city comptroller John Liu and the ongoing federal investigation into his finances confirms the need for the governance reform planned for the city’s five public pension funds, Columbia Business School Professor Andrew Ang says.